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Twickenham Fest at the Libraries/Susanna Phillips

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Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11:00am to 11:45am
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Twickenham Fest with co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matthew McDonald, at the Libraries--Opera Performance Read more about Twickenham Fest at the Libraries/Susanna Phillips

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Meet the Author: Robert Inman

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Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady.

A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, The Governor’s Lady shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships

The novel will appeal to those interested in a deeper understanding of the subtexts and complexities of American politics and the growing role of women in the political landscape.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

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Meet the Author: Susan Schneider

Biopsychologist Susan Schneider discusses her latest book, The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World, and the discoveries about cause and effects on our genetic makeup on Monday September 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

The Science of Consequences tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, from parenting to politics -- bringing together research from many fields to show how something that seems so simple can explain so much. Read more about Meet the Author: Susan Schneider

Meet the Author: Susan Schneider

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Monday, September 30, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Biopsychologist Susan Schneider discusses her latest book, "The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World" and the discoveries about cause and their effects on our genetic makeup. 

"The Science of Consequences" tells a tale ranging from genetics to neurotransmitters, from emotion to language, from parenting to politics--bringing together research from many fields to show how something that seems so simple can explain so much.

Books will be available for purchase and signing

Monday • September 30 • 11-12Noon

Main Library Auditorium
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Author Chat Book Club

John Sims Jeter joins our discussion of his novel, ...and the angels sang, on Thursday, September 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill.

Jon Bernier returns to rural Alabama to tidy up family plots in a cemetery. Ruminations of his first love, a concert pianist, are shattered when he discovers her defaced memorial stone. Clandestine international pharmaceutical concerns, coupled with government illegalities, are unexpectedly revealed, offering Jon a possible reprise as he learns that broken links of lives have a chance to be re-connected. Read more about Author Chat Book Club

How to Do Things: Irish Dancing

Ever want to be a Lord of the Dance? DeeAnna Thorn Heym of the Huntsville Irish Dancers shows how to jig like the Irish on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

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How to Do Things: Irish Dancing

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Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Ever want to be a Lord of the Dance? DeeAnna Thorn Heym of the Huntsville Irish Dancers shows how to jig like the Irish!

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How to Do Things: Aromatherapy

Afton Harris of Blu Healing Spa shows how to use essential oils to balance and heal on Tuesday, September 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials and other aromatic compounds to alter a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30-8pm

Main Library Second Floor Events Room

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

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How to Do Things: Aromatherapy

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials and other aromatic compounds to alter a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.  Afton Harris of Blu Healing Spa shows how to use essential oils to balance and heal. Read more about How to Do Things: Aromatherapy

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Be prepared for the next stage

Alicia Thomas from the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments gives an overview of what you need to know to prepare for assisted living on Tuesday, September 17, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Tuesday, September 17, 11-12 Noon

Main Library Second Floor Events Room

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

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